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[Opening Ceremonies Balloon Release]

Description: Photograph of exhibit floor tour guides preparing to release balloons at the opening of the first Texas Folklife Festival. Eight tour guides, both male and female, are lined up on an outdoor walkway side by side, each holding up a cluster of colorful balloons. A big portion of the sky is included in the image, and the Tower of the Americas is visible in the background.
Date: September 7, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Revenue sharing bill]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about an amendment on control of federal grants has been turned down.
Date: 1972-09-07T24:00:00
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Suit]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a suit filed in order to abolish the civil service system.
Date: September 7, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Death]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the death of 114 year old, Jane Dennis.
Date: September 7, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Legislator's trials]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the postponement of the trials of Tom Holmes and John Allen.
Date: September 7, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Jobless tax]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about the Texas Employment Commission reporting the state unemployment rate.
Date: September 7, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hoffa Vietnam]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Secretary of State William Rogers revoking Jimmy Hoffa's request to travel to North Vietnam.
Date: September 7, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hoffa visa]

Description: A photocopy of a script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about James Hoffa applying for a visa to travel to North Vietnam.
Date: September 7, 1972, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Man and Woman Holding Balloons]

Description: Photograph of a male tour guide and female tour guide about to release balloons at the opening ceremony of the first Texas Folklife Festival. The man is in the foreground clutching several strings of balloons and the woman is slightly behind him. Both are surrounded by colorful balloons as they smile at the camera.
Date: September 7, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Woman Releasing Balloons]

Description: Photograph of a female tour guide about to release balloons at the opening ceremony of the first Texas Folklife Festival. She is holding a cluster of colorful balloons that form an arch over her head. She is looking upwards and smiling. In the background another woman is holding another cluster of balloons.
Date: September 7, 1972
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Boy Playing in the Sand]

Description: Photograph of a boy playing in the sand with a shovel and pail on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. A woman holding a small child is standing behind him and several people are in visible the distant background. "Galveston Beach" is sponsored by Galveston Shrimp Festival.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Miss Galveston Building a Sand Castle]

Description: Photograph of Miss Galveston on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Galveston Shrimp Festival. She is wearing a bikini and sitting behind a sandcastle. Another woman is sitting to her left and is also wearing a bikini. Both women are smiling.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Miss Galveston on "Galveston Beach"]

Description: Photograph of Miss Galveston in a mermaid costume posing on "Galveston Beach" at the Texas Folklife Festival. The booth is sponsored by the Galveston Shrimp Festival. She is laying on a fisherman's net on the sand next to some pails, shovels, driftwood, and a beach umbrella. Behind her the words "Galveston Island" are displayed on fisherman's net draped across some posts. On the fence in the background, a sign reads "Galveston Beach".
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Ray Baca and his Dulcimer Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of the Baca Dulcimer Band, a Czech band from Houston, Texas, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. The band is playing on an outdoor stage at night. There are five musicians in the photograph, starting from the left: a pianist sitting near a microphone stand, Ray Baca in the center playing the hammer dulcimer, a drummer directly behind him, a seated tuba player and standing in front of him to the right, a saxophonist. The stage's backdrop is a pale yellow curtain. Some decorative colored ribbons are hanging in front of the curtain.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[San Antonio Square Dance Association Performing]

Description: Photograph of the San Antonio Square Dance Association performing at night on an outdoor stage at the Texas Folklife Festival. The dancers are partnered up, the men twirling the women around the stage. The men are wearing light-colored shirts and dark pants. The women are wearing-knee length dresses with multi-layered petticoats. The photo is taken from amongst the audience and the back of spectators' heads are visible in the foreground.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sign for Corn Shucking and Shelling Demonstrations]

Description: Photograph of a sign informing festival visitors that the corn shucking and shelling demonstrations occur every fifteen minutes at the Texas Folklife Festival. The sign is written on notebook paper and safety pinned to the back of a young girl's shirt. The girl is wearing pioneer clothng, and has her back to the camera.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Stan Alexander Plays Guitar]

Description: Photograph of Stan Alexander of the East Texas String Ensemble, from Nacogdoches, performing at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is playing a simple, light-colored, wooden guitar and staring intently out in front of him. Several by-standing spectators are visible in the background.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Stripping Leaves from Sugar Cane]

Description: Photograph of Travis W. Kuykendall with others, stripping leaves from sugar cane for the pioneer cane mill at the Texas Folklife Festival. Three men and four children are helping with the work. Piles of dead stripped-off leaves cover the ground around them. Kuykendall is down on one knee working on the right side of the photograph. The children are in the middle and the other two men are on the left, one standing and one sitting. Right behind the stripping area is a chain-link fence.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Pouring Cornmeal]

Description: Photograph of Tim Wimberly at the Texas Folklife Festival, gathering cornmeal from a grist mill for his mother Johanna Olander Wimberly, who will make hush puppies with it. The mill was installed by his father, R. K. (Ken) Wimberly, from Austin. It is made mostly of wood with a few metal parts. Corn is loaded in the top, then it is ground and dispensed into a bin. Tim, wearing a cowboy hat, is bending over collecting cornmeal from the bin and putting it into a bag.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Range Cook Serving Stew]

Description: Photograph of a range cook serving "Son-of-a-Gun Stew", in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. The stew is prepared by Texas Trails Chuckwagon from Albany, Texas. It is in a large cast iron pot suspended over a coal fire by a tripod of wooden logs. The range cook is bending down and ladling out the stew into a small styrofoam soup bowl. He is wearing a beige cowboy hat, a red bandana, a blue shirt and brown leather chaps.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Richard Bolt, Cowboy Cook]

Description: Photograph of Richard Bolt, chuckwagon cook for the 6666 ranch, talking to another cowboy in Cattle Drive Corral at the Texas Folklife Festival. Bolt is wearing black-rimmed glasses, a light blue shirt, a black bandana tied around his neck, jeans and a cowboy hat. He is standing at a counter next to another cowboy, leaning over and around to face him. His hands are clasped at his chest.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Selling Tamales in the Mexican Market]

Description: Photograph of the tamale stand in the Mexican market at the Texas Folklife Festival. Two women, members of the San Antonio Conservation Society, are selling tamales to a female festival visitor. The photograph is taken from the side of the stand and is a profile shot of the three women. One of the women working the stand is handing the tamales over the counter to the female visitor. The tamales are being kept in large silver canisters.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Sid Pokladnik Directs Orchestra]

Description: Photograph of the Dallas Czech Concert Orchestra being directed by Sid Pokladnik at the Texas Folklife Festival. The orchestra is performing on an outdoor stage at night. The stage has a covering with fluorescent lights to illuminate the musicians. The photograph is taken from amongst the performers, next to a tuba player who is reading music from the stand in front of him.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Soul Food Booth]

Description: Photograph of the African-American food booth at the Texas Folklife Festival. A sign above the booth that is partially covered with pennant flags reads, "Soul Food". A woman in a red outfit and a man standing to her right are waiting at the booth. On the left, two young boys are walking toward the woman in red. Through the booth in the background, other booths and festival visitors are visible.
Date: [1972-09-07..1972-09-10]
Partner: UT San Antonio Libraries Special Collections